Educational activity “Get to Know Electricity”
Target audience: pupils in grades 1 to 4.
This activity provides pupils with basic knowledge about electricity generation. Schoolchildren will learn about how a hydropower plant operates and how to act in situations related to electricity.
The lesson is intended for pupils in grades 5 to 12, university and college students, and other interested persons.
This activity provides an extensive insight into the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant, documented in photographs and newsreels by Eduards Kraucs (1898-1977). To promote awareness of photographs as witnesses of historical events, the participants of the activity learn how to discern a variety of information in an antiquated photograph. The lesson is included in the programme Latvian School Bag.
Educational activity "How Latvenergo Hydropower Plants were Built"
The lesson is intended for pupils in grades 6 to 12, university and college students, and other interested persons.
The educational activity provides a general insight into the beginnings of hydropower engineering in Latvia and how the Ķegums, Plavinas and Riga Hydropower Plants were built. As part of the activity we offer to watch the video How Ķegums Power Plant Was Constructed. The Memories of Kārlis Dumbrājs or newsreel fragments showing the construction of the Daugava hydropower plants.
Educational activity „History of Riga Electricity Supply at the end of the 19th century – the first half of the 20th century”
Target audience: pupils in grades 6 to 12 and other interested persons.
The activity will provide information on the first steps in the electricity supply of Riga at the end of the 19th century and the rapid development of power engineering in the first half of the 20th century, putting Riga forward as a leader among the biggest cities in the Baltic States.